Gowens Family History

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Gowens Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Gowans.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Cowens, Gowins, Gowen, Gowans, Bowens, Cowen, Gowers, Gowin, Towns

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Gowens Family Origin

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Gowens Family Occupations

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  • Lighterman

    15%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    10%
  • Boiler Builder

    5%
  • Boot & Shoemaker

    5%

In 1881, Lighterman, Agricultural Labourer and Boiler Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gowens. A less common occupation for the Gowens family was Boot & Shoemaker. The most common Gowens occupation in the UK was Lighterman. 15% of Gowens's were Lightermans.

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Gowens Historical Records

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Gowens Life Expectancy

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Famous Gowens Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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